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Ellen Barrett, one of 80 convicts transported on the Harmony, 12 May 1827
Name, Aliases & Gender
Birth, Occupation & Death
|Date of Birth:
|Date of Death:
||22nd April, 1875
life span was 61 years*
* Median life span based on contributions
Conviction & Transportation
Sentenced to 7 years
||Lancaster Quarter Session
12th May, 1827
27th September, 1827
|Place of arrival
||New South Wales
Travelled with 79 other convicts
||Australian Joint Copying Project. Microfilm Roll 88, Class and Piece Number HO11/6, Page Number 176
||This record is one of the entries in the British convict transportation registers 1787-1867 database compiled by State Library of Queensland from British Home Office (HO) records which are available on microfilm as part of the Australian Joint Copying Project.
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Anonymous on 22nd August, 2011 wrote:
Convicted of stealing 46 yards gingham and 4 yards ribbon. On her arrival, Ellen was assigned to Simeon Lord who was a magistrate and merchant of Sydney.
D Wong on 7th May, 2014 wrote:
Ellen Barrett was the wife of John Barrett (Guildford 1827). Ellen was convicted of stealing cloth and John of receiving it - Ellen was the daughter of Henry and Elizabeth Mellow.
Ellen was 42 years old when convicted, and she arrived with her 3 year old daughter Mary, she also had to leave 5 children aged 4 to 14 years behind.
Ellen was 5’2” tall, fair freckled complexion and could read, brown/grey hair, hazel eyes.
1811: Ellen (Simpson) married John Barrett at Ribchester.
1828 Census: Ellen was with John and Mary at the property of William Elyard at Camden.
Ellen had 2 more children, Joseph in 1829 and Theresa in 1832.
1830: TOL, Illawarra
1841: Two of Ellen and John’s sons arrived per ‘Archilles” with their wives and they settled in the West Dapto area.
22/4/1875: Ellen died and was buried at the West Dapto Catholic Cemetery with John and many of their descendants.
Convict Changes History
D Wong on 7th May, 2014 made the following changes:
date of birth: 1785 (prev. 0000), date of death: 22nd April, 1875 (prev. 0000), gender: f, occupation, crime